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that increasingly powerful scientific explanations of natural regularities, what we call science, provide progressively compelling evidence against the claims of revealed religion as such. so the more science explains, it is thought, the less room there is for god. this view turns out to be the result of contingent and often unknowingly held metaphysical assumptions with immediate -- medieval roots the historical significance of these assumptions became unexpectedly important starting in the 17th 17th century because of the ways in which controversy in the reformation era unintentionally marginalized theological discourse about god in the natural word. that leaves scientific and fifth sol cal discower discough of trying to talk about god. in chapter 2, the protestant reformation are analyzed as the two mores important and related means by which attempts were made to ground truth claims by those who rejected immediate evil christianant. thatthat's has unintended pleasurisms based on the bible and reason. impasses and the rear familiar -- reformation era helped -- but historically, and empi
most of the rest of the world in reading, math and science. also new insight on how men and women's brains are different. and macy's is taken to task for allegedly racially profiling shoppers. we begin though tonight with break news in the new york train wreck that took the lives of four people and sent dozens more to the hospital. now, the engineer william rockefeller, may have been dozing off before his train flew off the tracks going 82 miles per hour on a curve made for 30. with us tonight nick robertson who just talked to mr. rockefeller's attorney chief international correspondent christiane amanpour and cnn legal analyst jeffrey toobin and -- >> you talked to the attorney. what did he have to say? >> he said the engineer had a good night's sleep, he went to bed at 8:30 in the evening, got up at 3:30 in the morning. turned up at work at 5:00 and had no issues getting on the train, driving the train. but he says that moment before -- at some point before he got to the curve he moment airily lost his concentration. he said he was in a daze. the lawyer even doesn't really quite
a decade or two of really getting the kind of science we needed to make that case and to understand the brain as being the basis of both normal and abnormal behavior. host: the president talking about the brain initiative, calling this the next major american project -- what is he talking about? guest: to put that into context, he was thinking about the last two great american projects in science. one was the apollo project to put a man on the moon. and then the human genome project. the next great american project is what he is calling the brain initiative. and that is an initiative that will involve several government agencies, among them nih and the defense advanced research project agency and the national science foundation as well as private partners to take our understanding of the brain and how it works and bring it up a notch. try to figure out a way to develop the tools to decode the language of the brain. we have gone a long way recently, but we knew -- need to go much further much faster to understand the basis of how the brain works and how it sometimes does not work so
and academy outcomes. the center for science interest regards the lead lobbyist force for healthy food spent $70,000. $47 million versus $70,000. what are the lobbying efforts on behalf of our children's meals. >> i would like to talk about what happens at the government level when the meal pattern is developed, the food pyramid and those kinds of things are established. but what i can talk to you about is what happens in the school cafeteria. we have made significant changes. i've been a school food service director for over 20 years and i've seen the changes that has happened to our food programs. theres "s" nothinthere is nothid but that we've made great strides. food lobbyists are going to be here. they're going stay around. they are in it to make money. that's the reality. we, however, don't want that to happen on the backs of our children, and we're very concerned that the food that we serve our children is healthy. >> michelle, pick up on that. the booe food and beverage industry doubled. what kind of influence do you get. >> you have pizza as a vegetable. let's look at what happens w
and science at the three years. here is easton on tuesday released its two thousand and twelve assessments of the five hundred and ten thousand students from sixty five countries and territories japanese institute that and all three areas compared to two thousand and nine. agency has dominated the top ranking believe this is a teams from shanghai came first in all categories as they did in two thousand i con con place second in reading and science and third in math. spread on academic testing has this to say the students teenagers seem to have a strong belief that with mosley took place in a high ranking university which in turn leads to a stable future. this is because as stated in developed countries tend to be less motivated to study he says the japanese government needs to come up with ways to foster an interest in learning. i knew i. a demon that are breaking with tradition are finding jobs in workplaces traditionally dominated by men but challenges remain even for women who are skilled acceptance in the workplace may be some time coming. any scale a skill called to reports. cute and
the skyline of florence, he also systematized the science of perspective which was to dominate western pictorial space until the 20th century. in masaccio's fresco of the trinity-- probably constructed with brunelleschi's advice on architecture-- classical columns and a monumental barrel vault frame the figures of christ and god, the father. here is the interaction of painting, architecture, and the mathematical analysis of space that was unique to the florentine renaissance. 1n 1419, brunelleschi had begun the hospital of the innocente. it was the first orphanage in europe to be funded by public donations, and the architecture is a delicate blending of the roman and the romanesque. it was brunelleschi's architecture which the painter fra angelico depicted in his fresco of the annunciation, which awaits you at the top of the stairs of the monastery of san marco. fra angelico lived and worked here, decorating the monastery with scenes from the new testament-- scenes striking for their simplicity and serenity. inside the cells, the world seems to retreat, leaving a single image suspended
.n.a. we have more on the discovery that's just been recognized by the academy of science. >> using hair cells to help the blind see again, for this french scientist, the goal behind a decade's work, just recognized by the academy of science. >> our laboratory's innovation has taken a hair, cultivated its cells, and reprogrammed those cells to form cornea cells. >> the corneas protects the iris and the pupil. it can be destroyed in an accident, by burns, or infection. in such cases, the eye goes opaque, causing blindness. nowadays scientists are able to repair the cornea with grafts from donors, like those in this container. 42,000 people are currently awaiting for a cornea trance plarnt around the world, however, the number of donors pales in comparison. but grafting corneas from hair cells could bridge this gap. the next step, human testing. >> well, up may know that french cooking has been distinguished with world cultural heritage status from the u.n., but it's no longer the only country. the u.n. has given japan's cuisine the same honor. it uses seasonal ingredients, unique taste, t
useful. this is the role of life science it is why years ago mayor replenishing and newsom and now i get it add my years of support to build this incredible innovation center the life science center we we call mission bay and a dog patch. i want to give a shout out to j cross-examination morgan chase they'll given us a gift. that's incredibly wonderful (clapping.) and again, i think it nurtures the whole spirit of our city. this is the innovation capital of world. i keep saying that and every time i turn around there's another example that were this is the melting right here of what's been happening in mission bay it invites so much of our young talent to join the successful efforts of large and small companies the talent that uc provides. we only have a small role in the city we realize how important it is about timing. and when people need it our staff comes through with it. i thank todd and others who are working with him because when the call comes in we need something it act fast to keep the most memory done they're there they take me out every tuesday for a new technology venture.
a mayor that can name science. i don't think any other than san francisco it's amazing. but we're here to celebrate this combrart. i have been in incubators all over the world i've never seen one like this. it's done with care ease one thing we know about science it's all about teams. there's a special individual or a great idea but it's how teams win. the way it's put together in the shared labs and the dynamic dow conceived the garage. how many of you have gotten a tour of the facilities. then you know they started in the q v b believe and had a desk and lab beverage and maybe if they progressed this was do you go brainchild to now so many applicants they've created 4 hundred jobs by all the companies they've started. 62 companies are in the garages down there and it's not like the affidavit packard or hewitt's those are good. and start up in a box to teach scientists how to start a company should they start one and how they go about it one hundred and 40 teams have done that in this incubator. and loophole investors have put in $40 million to create future winners. but back to qb 3
. the neighborhood is known for its insdunt and this is a fun way to combine the science and arts. the yerba buena benefit district is dedicated to improving the life of folks. ? how the district is working with the city in partnership on the yerba buena street life plan. it's a plan and violation road map for large projects. this is one of the larger projects. we've done artful bike racks their cool and creative. we're going to have a bike core wall relay. our plans will have a cleaner air doc station. for free were going to improve the alleys and adding after the ethics sidewalks. the goal of those projects is to facilitate action and promote pedestrian life and ultimately community pride. the yerba buena is proud to work with the city and the composure to your memory to design and implement this important project. on behalf of the yerba buena and the property owners that fund it i want to thank mayor ed lee and supervisor kim and their amazing support for the yerba buena work to help improve the quality of life. i want to thank spur this gentleman has been an amazing companion and deserves the
that they are the trees that are not significant or part of an eir or a science report. and so you can say a google map of the vidal and garsis and this is where the trees were taken off and where the trees were taken down and these go to the safety concerns and these were two-man crew and nobody is flagging and this is low impact and this is off, brotherhood way, and this is what, the permit presumably was for, i don't know, there was nothing posted, anywhere in the park merced. and warner says that he is an account manager for the company, and here he is vp business development for the entire san francisco area. this is a hayward company. and i would like to know where the san francisco office is. >> these are all flagging and are all pedestrians and not to be confused with the flaggers and the muni busers and the garbage caravan and they shut down a second street and i have codes in other relevant issues if you want... >> thank you, knee other public comment on this item? >> hello? >> so i was out there and i saw no signs. and we called the department, 3113 days in a row, four of us 12 complaints an
. this is a show about science by this is a show about science by scin histories. scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge combat and cutting edge technology that can help to technology that can help to detect a concussion before detect a concussion before it's it's too late. too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. operative. she was packaging that can one she was packaging that can one day replace day replace
it in a unique way. this is a show about science by scientists. let's check out our team of hardcore nerds. lindsey miran is a cia operative and analyst. tonight, high tech crime stoppers. shots fired in the night. cops pinpoint the crime scene. how do they do it? the new science of solving crime. crystal dilworth is a scientist. if you think wine making is old school, think good. the newest ways of making wine. >> a neuro scientist and i will phil tores, an entimologist. the by onic arm. see how it's more
to the 15th during computer science education week. >> the idea is to get a one-hour basic introduction to the field that is sort of behind this veil of mystery, this veil that separates the average person from the mark zuckerburg. >> reporter: to help educators introduce the topic to students, code.org has compiled a range of lessons. mark zuckerburg may not draw them in, but angry birds might. >> each level you progress through the game you're learning a little bit more how computer science works. >> reporter: westboro middle school in south san francisco is one of 10,000 schools across the globe planning to participate. >> gets them really to understand how to go about doing certain tasks and understanding the benefits of technology. >> reporter: hour of code is backed by dozens of tech companies and luminaries like twitter co-founder jack dorsey and bill gates. >> i wrote a program that played ticktacktoe. >> reporter: file sharing service dropbox is donating storage for the event. ceo drew howston hopes students get as hooked on coding as he did. >> my dad showed me how to write my
have or specific issues in terms of repair, there might be agreement on that. i think the science and the art are to the point for the big questions and big answers, there's a lot of consensus on that. i would take comfort on that. >> i agree with that. >> i think it was a joke, engineers talking about them. our buildings are not that difficult to access. people would be able to point out 90 percent with clear consensus. there might be differences on details like brick foundation. there are things people would see as unique. you should have comfort, i don't know, if it's the registered structural >> it's abag.gov. within the earthquake section, there's information about retrofitting wood structures and a list of engineers. a lot of these are single family. i think there are engineers listed there too. i might be wrong. it's a great resource and the associations staff went through and looked at them. if you are a contractor, you might want to get in there. it's free advertising. >> i have to say, in san francisco, we have so many difficult buildings. these are all one off building
. this isn't rocket science. web application development is a proven science. companies do it all the time. >> luke, i asked you and you said for a million bucks you could do it. >> right. the user interface is just the automation of a 12-page paper form. that's a slam dunk for any web development company. easy, straightforward. the back end stuff, more complicated but very doable. this doesn't need to be a silicon valley space project. this is braead and butter. >> how much? >> under a million for the front end. >> total, start to finish. >> i would agree with mr. kennedy in the $5 million to $10 million range. >> we spent hundreds of millions. we may go up to a billion on this stupid thing. it's still screwed up. >> yeah. >> none of the contractors are ever held accountable for delivering crap. >> it's crap. >>le talking with martin bosh earlier, another hacker. amazing the type of security you can build. nothing rocket science. you can do it. >> people think this is bad? think of the health care. beside it is cancellations forced into the plan, you can't keep your doctor the. you're pay
journalistic science lacks reliable reference. of both popular and high literary culture to be the tumultuous commissioned of the virgin and modes of thought in the in antebellum period a and choreographed the three stretches completely. rather than read the the high renaissance to read those as burst by wide popular writing immediately with the perceived reality the results with the political point of view to reanimate the of the blind alley. and then the first instance with the social engagement of the practice but he does so while incorporating and modified critical forms. john browne did jacksonian america did each marked with the hard work of three big it always a pleasure to engage david on the page and each book richly informs the sense of their subjects collectively and david i am grateful for your work and a remarkable career that continues with undiminished vigor. thank you very much and i apologize for my departure. [applause] >> first things first congratulations i think the more remarkable thing that is beneath the amazon since it is 25 years ago you cannot have the willingness t
itself as a religion. on the other hand, builds itself a science. that's her scientology comes to. a technology that this is not really a pulley system. this is a step icepack guaranteed to succeed latter to spiritual unlike men. our ron hubbard had a perfect understanding of the human mind. if you follow these types, you will achieve a kind of enlightenment. god doesn't play a big role in scientology. there's a place for him. eight dynamics. i won't go into too much of the terminology. at the peak there's a place that's infinite, but not a clearly felt outlay. scientology will tell you you could be a southern baptist or jehovah's witnesses still be a scientologist. but a product that doesn't seem to be the case. people are urged away from other belief systems to be fully subscribers to scientology. >> he touched on the entertainers and you read a lot about that in the tabloids newspapers. i was wondering about their counterparts in the political scheme of things on both the national and state levels they are, how much influence do they have like the attorney general i think one t
in reading, 17th in science, 25th in math. 34 nations. we're a better nation than that. to compete and remain internationally globally competitive, we have to change and we haven system to address the needs of our employers. it up to you open guys, but before we do that, manziel y, is johnny going to win the heisman again? >> i don't have a clue. i played six-man football. >> you're an aggie, you're yeah, baby, yeah. >> i don't have an idea. he is fun to watch play. here's what i will project. i will make a prediction -- that i'm very confident in and that is that texas a&m will beat the lsu this weekend in football. >> all right. lsu fans out here. >> bring that on, bobby jindal. >> come on, bobby. come on. >> let's open it up for questions. >> going to beat baylor. >> lsu -- >> we have a microphone? hand held microphone? okay, shout it out. >> that could be good. that could be good. >> can i ask the first question? first question. >> thank you. > what governor kasich said, not to say anything away from education. you did gloss over a little bit joe's fairness. asking about specifically taxe
: disturbing news about the united states education system. math, reading, science, american teenagers are walking behind their peers in asia and in europe. so what is going wrong here? twenty now is mark schneider, and a former commissioner on the national center and mark, thanks for joining me today. this is the u.s. world education drinking. and in math, u.s. students ranked 31st down from 25 and 2009. does this concern you? >> not as much as you might think. the fall of our education system is all overstated. sure, we should be doing better, but the fact of the matter is the numbers don't tell us anything about the economic future of the united states and where we are going or even what to do about it. gerri: i have plenty of stats for that. but let me show you this. thirty-five countries scored higher, science, 27 scored higher, reading, 23 scored higher. lately some of the countries that are ahead of us. vietnam, ireland, poland, at the end of the day, if you don't agree with the numbers, do they tell a broad story that is basically accurate? >> well, in general, it's a legitimat
again lagging in math, science, and reading. so how concerned should we be? there's a debate ahead. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with n fedex one rate, i could ll a box and ship it r one flat rate. so i kn untilt was full. you'd be crazy not to. is tt nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> well, another mediocre showing for students in the program for national student assessments global education scores which ranked 15-year-olds from around the world in reading, science, and math. this year's results shows the u.s., once again, in the middle of the pact. we're back with dan henninger and kim strassel. how seriously should we take an international ranking like this? >> i think we should take it seriously. some people will say, look, we are in the middle. we didn't necess
with other universities is housed in education city and there are all sorts of those that are science and technologies and the term artificial island and there are all sorts of mechanisms to pursue modernity as defined by the government and all of this is pursued by construction projects and the importance of this is not just in changing the early infrastructure. but in tying the state and bringing within the orbit of the state in the employ of the state, qatari business and entrepreneurs in each of these cities that are being built, one city, for example, slightly north and within it, there is doha land. not too different from disneyland. there is something called doha land. in and all of these are construction development projects, few of which the business community is drawn into the business community orbiting the state and political stability is in many ways purchased. political stability is insured. so there's remarkable political stability, which ties the business community for example in kuwait to the state division in its pursuit of development and modernistic projects. last
science by scientists. let's check out our team of hardcore nerds. lindsey miran is a cia operative and analyst. tonight, high tech crime stoppers. shots fired in the night. cops pinpoint the crime scene. how do they do it? the new science of solving crime. crystal dilworth is a scientist. if you think wine making is old school, think good. the newest ways of making wine. >> a neuro scientist and i will phil tores, an entimologist. the by onic arm. see how it's more man-like than machine. that's our team. now, let's do some science. >> hey, guys, welcome to techknow where we bring you stories of innovation here in america. i am phil torres. i am here with michelle, crystal and lindsey. you went to one of the most violent cities in america to see how technology can help us fight crime? >> that's right. i went to oakland, california which has the 5th highest crime rate and nearby richmond which is among the top 20 to look at some very innovative technology that they are looking to increase the eyes and ears of the police force on the street. so let's have a look these are some of cali
on the leading, math and science scores of children around the world. where does the united states rank? stick around. bill: why the nfl will not air this commercial. >> for my family's safety is my highest priority. i am responsible for their protection. in the nation, we know how you feel about your car. so when coverage really counts, count on nationwide insurance. because what's precious to you is precious to us. ♪ love, love is strange just another way we put members first. because we don't have shareholders. join the nation. ♪ baby... ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ bill: disgusting, risque, but the nfl drawing the line when it comes to this spot. >> aim responsible for their protection. and no one has the right to tell me how to defend them. so i have chosen the most effective tool. bill: that spot is defending second amendment rights for the big game. super bowl ad or not, it's getting a lot of attention. it's gone viral online already. martha: disappointing news about america's education system. according to the latest survey when it comes to major subjects like math, reading a
courage and enormous strength as well as he challenged us all to not just acknowledge the science of climate change, do understand that it is real and happening, but to also charge the cabinet to take immediate action. call me biased, but i believe it was his best speeches so far, although he is not done yet, i'm quite sure. climated through his action plan as well, which outlined some common sense, pragmatic steps that the epa and other agencies across the toinistration are now taking cut carbon pollution, invest in clean energy, to help our cities and towns build in more resilient ways so that they can add depth to a changing climate and keep our communities safe, but also to prepare to be a broader and more vocal leader on the issue of climate change in international discussions. as you know, in september, epa proposed urban pollution standards for new power plants using our authority that congress gave us under the clean air act. those power plant labor --ations our proposals regulations are proposals that would impact new facilities being constructed. new would ensure any fac
developments, in developments that include both science as well as the legal profession helping to decide which of these developments are great and how how can we best use them? one of the things i really enjoy about talking to groups of judges is that you have, this group has the collective wisdom to help figure out how we can use this information, use this information to its best possible purposes and of course to avoid any potential harmful outcomes so i would like to thank you for your attention this morning. i've a happy to address any questions. [applause] >> we have time for two or three questions. please come up to the microphones to the front and remember you will be immortalized on c-span. >> taking swabs and telling what your future medical problems are. how accurate are those predictions and is it worth the money? >> that is a great question. the question is about so-called direct consumer testing where you send a saliva sample into a company. they type your dna using what we call a dna chip and you get back a lot of information about your approximate ancestry and about your risk fo
dictionary science. science had the biggest spike in online searches this year. up 176%. political discussions about climate change and education policy could be the reason for that spike. the oxford english dictionary shows the word selfie as its word of the year. that means taking a picture of yourself and posting it online. >>> 6:18. we haven't done any selfies today. >> no, not yet. >> those of us of a certain age might remember she blinded me with science. >> i remember that. >> critics -- crickets no one knows. people are cig what? let's move on and take a look at the commute now. the traffic is doing pretty well. it is getting more crowded as you drive in through the east shore freeway. this has ban good morning in the way we haven't had major problems and the commute has been ramping up gradually here and there. we have seen some minor fender benders but nothing all that bad. let's move to the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic here is doing pretty well here. no problems as you drive through. i want to take a look at the santa cruz mountains because we have spotted slow tr
. >> joining me from cambridge, massachusetts, a professor of planet tear science at m.i.t. and just this wednesday she testified before congress. it is great to speak with yo you{^l" ^}. for those who haven't had the benefit of watching your tech talk, will you tell me about your work, and everyone is watching about your work in planetary exploration. >> sure, tony, it's great to be here. to summarize it in a nutshell we want to know if there are other planets like earth out there. ranging from computer programming, and hubble telescope to planning separati e exploration. >> is there an earth twin out there? >> we don't have enough evidence to say anywhere near for sure there is an earth twin. but our data so far shows that small planets are common. they are everywhere we look. we do find small planets. >> what are bio signatures? and what do they tell us? >> well, bio signature gasses haven't yet been found on another planet beyond earth but they are gasses in an atmosphere that are produced by life. oxygen, what we need to survive, is here in huge quantities. without life on earth
, home to a science station and under it's de facto control. these strategic waters and rocks are claimed by beijing and seuol. >> south korea has asserted rights in the air above. >> translator: the new korean air space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region, which does not overlap with neighboring countries. this zone includes the air space over iado's waters. >> seuol's move comes two wheys after china's surprise extension of its air identification zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan. it overlaps that of japan. the government in seuol says it won't impose the new rule until december 15th, allowing for consultation with neighbors. we believe this will not significantly impact our relationships with china and with japan as we try to work for peace and cooperation in northeast asia. >> south korea's president discussed the plans with u.s. vice president joe biden during his visit last week. the u.s. state department has declared itself on the same page as seoul. china release truck driver pictures of militar
with predispositions to deadly diseases. you probably know that science has made giant leaps in detecting and treating some of those illnesses, but what you probably don't know is that at the same time, biotech companies have been patenting human genes. that's right. whether you like it or not, a vital part of who you are may now belong to someone else. >> let me just examine him. >> people are worried more than ever about how the chemicals we're exposed to are affecting our health. among them, a family of chemicals used in everyday plastics known as phthalates, which congress banned in toys after a study by dr. shanna swan. welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm lesley stahl. we'll be exploring the world of science in this episode. later we'll bring you morley safer's story about the human genome patents being awarded to biotech companies and the proprietary control they now have over part of who you are. and then my report on a ubiquitous chemical called phthalates, which is in everything from perfume to children's toys, but which may also be causing birth defects. but first, steve kroft's story on the
his masters in commuter science and other degrees from ucla. join me in welcoming our panel people. and as mayor as one of the finite cities in america why are you supporting immigration >> thank you carl. let me repeat my hangz or thanks for julia and kevin. this is the first company i visit in this city and carl thank you. and the carl bishop group is very important working with our chamber of commerce and the other nonprofit. a simple answer is jobs. the reason i'm working on immigration reform. i used to be a civil rights attorney and helped folks to 0 reunite with their families. but at the time the direction connect to the history of the city being a city of immigrants 35 percent of all the small businesses in san francisco was owned by an immigrant. our whole history this city's been built on good immigrants who found ideas and employed others. and today that story has not changed. i think that the businesses in succeed if we have good sound business policies but we make sure there's comprehensive immigration reform. because we've he learned over the years is that there are
really interesting. >> case law in there. unbelievable. >> they've got the science. >> i wish i could talk more about this. we will, we'll watch there case carefully. danny and joey, flat out of time. bye. have a great day. >> thank you, everyone for watching. around the world starts right now. >>> this is "around the world." i'm fredricka whitfield. >> i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company today. now, we're going to talk a little bit about the train crash in new york. there have been developments. >> that's right. a deadly train crash taking place just days ago. and now we understand that the train engineer is talking and saying that he may have been in a days, quote unquote, just prior to that train derailing. let's go to washington and rene marsh for more on that. rene? >> freed and michael, we are learning more information about what happened in the moments before that speeding train jumped the tracks in the bronx. two senior law enforcement sources tell cnn producer that the train's engineer, william rockefeller, told investigators on the scene he was dazed in the mom
and compare performances in reading, math and science. results from 2012 were released today, and, once again, the u.s. hovered near the middle of the pack, lagging in some areas even as other countries advanced. math remains the biggest challenge. 29 other systems had higher average scores than american high schoolers. the u.s. fared better in reading, where it ranked 20th, and in science, ranking 23rd. the best results were in east asia, where students from shanghai, singapore, south korea and japan, among others, placed near the top. pisa results also showed another concern for american teens as well: a smaller percentage of them reached the top levels of proficiency. as in the past, though, some education experts questioned just what and how much pisa tells us, given social, cultural and economic differences among nations. the pisa test is coordinated by the organization for economic cooperation and development, the o.e.c.d. andreas schleicher serves as deputy director for education and skills there. he helped develop and runs the tests, and joins us now. >> so explain to us first, what i
a less than of a particular dimension and by the time he's finished he called that in science a proof. david started to do the same thing. he had people sit outside and has a concave mirror and doesn't say a picture upside down. this seemed like it was all a piece of this battle he was having against the death advice of one point prospective. he was trying to figure out where it came in the article and by the way, this was all miss characterized not all artists traditions every line he was saying this was a taste for the optical you wanted to do paintings that that was privileged as what reality looked like. and it will last for 4 hundred years and it will be - and there's absolutely masterpieces bus it's the
sciences the support it poisoning theory the palestinian leader's body was exchanged attacks last year amid continuing claims he was mad at her friend's ex pats have reportedly ruled out the possibility that he was poisoned his wife celia says she rejects those findings the palestinians expressed skepticism. ms rau says no surprises here francis to or thrice the deployment of armed guards ownership says parts of the anti piracy measures as already the case for shipping companies from persons spain and denmark but then honesty is friendship in companies that have to make do with protection by the french navy william gilbert brown has the story. four years ago the built in to pump a was captured by somali pirates and its crew held hostage for two months. many countries have struggled to fight piracy. since two thousand a friend says provided naval protection for its vessels and now for the first time ever its author a ship's to seek outside help. we will allow the use of private teams who can complement missions being accomplished by the national navy the prime minister added that the move le
of fire, science technology class. led by bill long (clapping) they get the award for the most officials that showed up. and an official applause for those people who have transcribed from the aaa. trayvon. also aaa robert brown (clapping) michael sawyer and san francisco food bank food resource coordinator pamela. (clapping.) >> keep on working here. can you all that's good. now before we gets all you a greasy and messed up here and the four please chefs and our mayor. we're going to a start with our mayor for a few comments >> (clapping) >> terry thank you very much. thaegz everybody. happy thanksgiving. i want to say thank you to our police department and fire department and the men and women in uniform our armed services and academy from the come. we can actual the difference you all look in better shape >> amen. >> and thank you to the salvation army and the harbor light house hyperglycemia i'm hasten e happy to be here to be here i love the salvation arm it's where my wife and i were married. we have a special place in our heart it's representing representative of what we want
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and science over great britain attended this meeting. and he said. he's very prompt the ball falls on all of them wood education in the united kingdom this is something absolutely a very insistent that the minister biggest biggest cheer. and because it's the uk says a leading company in education especially in the higher education system. i am from higher education myself and by unnoticed. pros the stairwell and the tallest reduce the chosen most or the united kingdom. plus the ride this this and other countries also but yes it did of those gatherings expressed the their pride then it probably didn't throw that they have returned and there with him for the benefit of all comfort and. presents they gave them a bit of wood to smile and say you do. it was amongst the class to class and the present the route to his strategy. kazakhstan two thousand fifty. and that these new generation of specialists. all of them have c'mon go to english. and the present. it affected the staff and when there was no time when one hundred and no one thousand and five hundred people speaking english. without tha
. >> passengers advised to get a tb shot. >> and a math and science and broethalizer and high school's controversy. >> and someone offers you alcohol. i might be alcohol tested and that eases the peer pressure off of you. y building a play set begins with a surprisewinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ >>> at the moment, a nationwide man hunt for a handyman colorado. police accuse him of shooting and killing three family members and setting their home on fire. the suspect, 59-year-old marry maps described as 6 feet tall, 135 pounds, red hair, blue eyes, said to live with the family up until a week before the incident. authorities say they consider maps to be armed and dangerous. southern colorado. >>> a scary situation for passengers aboard a us airways flight from austin, texas, to phoenix, after they were reportedly told that they may have been exposed to tuberculosis. word is emergency personnel cameonboard and announced that a passenger on board was carrying the disease. the centers for disease contro
.s. is lagging and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american and students build a place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are in singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong. education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and higher academic standards, ai love watching tvand outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. and the latest on the accident and death of fast and furious star paul walker. los angeles county sheriff's office says there is no evidence of a second vehicle linked to the accident that
and applied skills in math and science to be three years and urbanization on tuesday released its two thousand and twelve assessment of five hundred ten thousand students from sixty five countries and territories. japanese students did better in all three areas compared to two thousand and nine. asian students dominated the top ranks in the latest survey teams from chennai. i came first in all categories as they did in two thousand and nine. hong kong placed second in reading and science and third in that. an expert on academic testing has this to say the students in asia seem to have a strong belief that with mosley took place in a high ranking university which in turn leads to a stable future. professor for the sustenance and a balk countries tend to be less motivated to study he says the japanese government is to come up with ways to foster an interest in learning the chinese government leaders are trying to contain what they see as rebels who want to split the country some members of the muslim community of wheat beers are demanding autonomy in response violent attacks have been launched t
word of 2013 is science. there was a 176% increase in searches for science on its website. >>> well, truly free credit scores are coming. a number of credit card companies are going to be offering monthly reports along with your bill. if you think you already know your credit score, you may be surprised. on the consumerwatch, julie watts explains what you think is a fico score may actually be a fake-o score. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: it seems everyone is trying to cash in. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: claiming to give it to you for free. but what you may not know is the credit score you get here isn't the one the lender actually looks at. >> to know exactly where you stand, it's better to get a fico score than a fake-o score. >> reporter: he calls the scores you get from sites like these fake-o scores generated by credit unions. they are not the proprietary fico scores used to determine the consumer's interest rate for over 80% of all loans. and rideout says the two scores are rarely the same. for instance, my fico score is actually 14 points lower than my fake-out score and in some ca
at the earliest. live in pleasant hill, i'm ryan takeo, kpix 5. >> for citrus growers in fresno it takes science to combat the freezing temperatures and save nearly half a million dollars in crops. farmers burned hundreds of cardboard bins filled with peach pits creating heat that fans disperse over the trees. the chill in the air certainly is putting people in the mood for the holiday. >> chief meteorologist paul deanno in walnut creek where people are trying to ride it out. >> reporter: everybody has the jacket on. we are about two hours away from the holiday festival of lights. there's going to be a tree lighting to my right a couple blocks down. we are talking cold though. walnut creek you scratched and clawed your way to 50 for a high. this is where we are now at the kpix 5 mobile weather lab. 47.6 degrees. by the time we finish the 6:00 newscast we'll be around 40. we are under a freeze warning again tonight. nearly as cold this morning as -- or will be tomorrow. widespread medical 20s to low 30s once again and teens once again in the north bay where you had 16 degrees this morning in heal
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